Mould-made pottery lamp with a circular body, a rounded shoulder, and a short flat-topped semicircular nozzle set into the shoulder and defined by a lateral groove. At the rear is a pierced handle, grooved along the upper edge. The discus has an air-hole pierced at the edge, and is surrounded by two circular grooves. On the discus are two palm branches. In the centre of the slightly raised base is an impressed foot-print. Covered with an orange-red slip.

An01191697 001 l

Thing

Made Of
pottery
Type of Thing
lamp
Techniques
impressed, slipped, mould-made

People

Acquired From
Sloane, Hans to The British Museum

Place

Found In
Italy
Made In
Italy

Time

Acquired In
1753
Made
90-140
Period/Culture
Roman

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